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Dr. Duraid Sahawneh

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Welcome to the Ninth District Dental Association

The Ninth District Dental Society was formed in 1909 and renamed to the Ninth District Dental Association in 2002. We have a membership of over 1500 dentists in 5 counties: Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess, Orange and Putnam.

In its quest to serve both the public and the profession, the Ninth District embodies the highest ideals.

The mission of the 9th District Dental Association is to serve and support its members and the public by improving the oral health of our community through Advocacy, Continuing Education and Camaraderie.

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Thursday, May 23rd



Outside - Ground Floor (Route 9a side)

19 Skyline Drive
Hawthorne, NY 10532

 FREE event with delicious ice cream!

Come mingle and meet Local ADA Member Dentists

and other students!

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We hope to see you there!

Lana Hashim, D.D.S.
Chair, New Dentist Committee

Duraid Sahawneh, D.D.S.

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NY9DDS - Webinar: "Translating HPV and Oral Cancer Awareness, Counseling, and Vaccination into Clinical Practice"

Practical, implementable skills to help prevent HPV-related cancers

Webinar:  "Translating HPV and Oral Cancer Awareness, Counseling, and Vaccination into Clinical Practice" - 2 MCE Credits


     Megan Cloidt, D.D.S., M.P.S.
    A Graduate of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Cloidt also completed residencies in Advanced Education of General Dentistry at Columbia/New York Presbyterian and Dental Public Health at Jacobi Medical Center.  Dr. Cloidt is pursuing a specialty in Dental Public Health and has research interests in HPV prevention, teledentistry, adolescent health, inter-professional education, and reducing oral health disparities.  She enjoys a multifaceted career that includes research, teaching, program planning, and clinical practice.

Synopsis: The link between human papillomavirus (HPV) and oropharyngeal cancer is making headlines at the national, state, and local levels.  This interactive webinar aims to inform dental providers about the most up-to-date research, policies, and clinical guidelines surrounding HPV and oropharyngeal cancer in order to translate this knowledge into practice in any dental setting.  Participants will learn practical, implementable skills that they can put into practice immediately to help prevent HPV-related cancers.